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Russian hackers using stolen corporate email accounts to mask their phishing attempts

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Trend Micro research reveals the Russian hacking group is resorting to simple tactics to fulfill its intelligence gathering mission.

In rare move, State Department calls out Russia for attacks on Georgia last year

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Thursday's announcement was the first time the U.S. government connected the GRU to the hacking group known as Sandworm.

The latest in Facebook's dragnet: Propaganda from Russian military intelligence

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Operations from Iran, Malaysia and Vietnam also were identified by the social media company's researchers.

Americans still vulnerable to hack-and-leak tactics, DOJ official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Russia will "continue to do this in these election contexts, but in these other contexts, too," John Demers said Friday.

Russia's GRU propped up fake media personas, mostly failed at social media promotion after DNC hack

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The effort failed to prioritize obvious strategies that would have generated higher engagement.

A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.

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